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3-59.

MORE NOTABLE NOTATION FOR THE DERIVATIVE

The use of which is an expression for slope read as "the change in

*over the change in*

*". We use*

.

It is useful to think of change when using derivatives. For example

*that will represent the following instantaneous change statements.*

The change in the velocity,

, with respect to time.The change in volume,

with respect to the radius,, of a cone., The change in area,

, of a circle with respect to the perimeter,.